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it's part of our 100% veggie diet and helps support their immune system. perdue. over 200 products no antibiotics ever. workers fed up - and threatening not to show up today. we're live right now as the rails open - to see what happens. and from your commute - to your paychecks. a midnight deadline to fund the government - fast approaching. but can lawmakers get it done? good morning washington im autria godrey. and im larry smith. five o'clock on your friday - and metro opening those gates just seconds ago - let's get right to john gonzalez live at the new carrollton station.. we'll be closely watching the situation all
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find out exactly what's happening on the rails by signing up for our abc7 metro text alerts at wjla dot com slash text. more on metro from julie wright in just a minute - but first here's eileen whelan. - warm, less humid today - hot & humid saturday - feels like: 95+ - sunday trending warmer (all depends on the front) today: mostly sunny. warm, less humid. highs: 83-86 winds: varial
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isolated thunderstorm. mild. lows: 64-68 winds: s 5 mph saturday: mostly sunny. hot and humid. isolated late day thunderstorm. highs: 90-95 feels: 95-98 winds: sw 5-10 mph happening now - the clock is ticking
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government shutdown. that deadline to strike a deal now just xx hours away. sam sweeney is at the live desk following it all. larry - federal workers can breate a little sigh of relief. this morning, it looks like congress will pass a budget extension to stop a midnight shutdown today. a final trillion-dollar spending plan isn't
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week. there's still sticking points..one of those---- funding trump's border wall. the short-term deal is expected to be passed some time today. again - we're keeping a close eye on this and wil update you on any new developments. breaking overnight.. arkansas wrapping up an agressive execution schedule as a fourth inmate is put to death in just eight days. convicted murdered "kenneth williams" was executed just before midnight. he's one of eight inmates arkansas initially wanted to put to death this month, before it's supply of lethal injection drugs expired. the inmates argued that the drug, isn't guaranteed to prevent a painful death. but the state supreme court denied the claim... allowing four executions to move forward. they were the first in arkansas in more than a decade. happening now.. a search for a suspect after bullets pierce a d-c police car. this all happened late last night on pomeroy road in southeast. police say no one was injured in the shooting but there is damage to the curiser. right now police are looking fo
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the back of car in connection with the shooting. the caps are known to struggle in the second round... but let's not let one game get us down! game one of the caps second round match up against the pittsburgh penguins. and it was the pens striking first jumping out to a 2-0 lead. caps wouldn't make it even until the third when evgeny kutz-enov beats marc andre-fleury for the goal. but just a short time later .. nick bonino caps it off beating holtby to make it 3-2. that's where it would stay. capitals go down in the series one to nothing. game two is tomorrow night at the verizon center. threats of "sick out" on the rails today.. will metro be there for you this morning? julie wright is monitoring the metro showdown - next. plus - a xanax laced drink found at a middle school - and now a possilbe source. where officials say the drugs came from, still ahead.
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and -- casper and jasper. you can vote at "wjla.com- slash- vote now".. all day today -- and we'll announce the winning names monday -- on good morning washington. toss to eileen at 5:xx time for a check on the forecast. toss to eileen - warm, less humid today - hot & humid saturday - feels like: 95+ - sunday trending warmer (all depends on the front) today: mostly sunny. warm, less humid. highs: 83-86 winds: variable 5-8 mph tonight: partly cloudy. isolated thunderstorm. mild. lows: 64-68 winds: s 5 mph saturday: mostly sunny. hot and humid. isolated late day thunderstorm. highs: 90-95 feels: 95-98 winds: sw 5-10 mph college football stars - finding out their future.
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kicking off in philly. coming up - the newest member of the redskins roster - and why the baltimore teen that stole the show.. and - starting monday - it's thrill week on good morning washington! from zip lines - to motorcycle riding - and of course - giveaways... we've got it all. watch to win tickets to kings dominion.. bush gardens and the luke bryan concert - all next week on good morning washington! stay out front with tempur-pedic. our proprietary material automatically adjusts to your weight, shape and temperature. so you sleep deeply, and wake up feeling powerful. find your exclusive retailer at tempurpedic.com
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plane last night forced the pilot to make an announcement nobody wants to hear. sam sweeney following this from the live desk. autria. passengers on board the flight from la to phoenix say the pilot came on the pa system and announced their had been a bomb threat against their plane. the plane landed a short time later at phoenix sky harbor airport. police searched the american airlines jet and found nothing. accoridng to passengers on board, someone on the plane told a crew member that another passenger may have a bomb. the airline this morning says the threat wasnt credible. at the live desk ss back upstairs to you. at least six people were arrested in a day of protests on the campus of u-c berkeley. the clashes happened as an alt-right rally took place was met with counter-protests. one protester arrested was found to be carrying a knife. another was wearing a mask and confronted a police of
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high on campus in recent months. so much so that earlier this week, university officials canceled an appearance by conservative commentator ann coulter citing security concerns. we're learning more about the incident in which some loudoun county students consumed xanax-laced drinks. more than a hundred parents attended a meeting last night. the sheriff told them.. it appears liquefied xanax was put into an eyedropper, then dripped into the drinks. authorities say seven students at river bend middle school drank the liquid last friday. so did two students at nearby potomac falls high school. the sheriff's department is working with the commonwealth's attorney's office on the case. authorities say it's possible some of the students will face charges. ubelieveable video.. a tree falls on a busy interstate in washington state and
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take a look at this... amazingly the massive tree missed most of the cars - but it was a direct hit on top of this prius... crushing the roof and injuring the woman driving. she is expected to be okay. experts say rotting wood is caused the tree to fall. a new bill in congress is aimed at banning conversion therapy. that therapy is intended to change a person's sexual orientation from gay to straight. we spoke with a rockville woman who came out in high school while attending an evangelical church in louisiana. after erryca robicheaux announced she was gay, she was sent to some sessions with church-based therapists. they used scripture to try to convince her "not" to be gay. robicheaux rejected the therapy, and is now
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democratic representatives introduced the proposed conversion therapy ban this week. the bill would allow the f-t-c to classify conversion therapy and its practitioners as fraudulent. new this morning.. the washington redskins, making their first-round pick in the n-f-l draft. allen played as a defensive back for alabama - and he brings impressive credentials. he was named the top defensive player for 20-16. a spot with the skins will also be a homecoming for allen. he grew up in leesburg and went to stone bridge high... right near redskins park in ashburn! and right before thr skins made their pick - it was the ravens who had the floor. but this time n-f-l commissioner roger gooddell wasn't alone on the stage. that's baltimore teen "t-j owuanibe" .. helping make the big announcement. you can tell he likes that pick! the 14-year-old
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ravens fan is fighting brain cancer. this was a dream come true for "owuanibe" - with the help of the make-a-wish foundation. time now for weather weather
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- hot & humid saturday - feels like: 95+ - sunday trending warmer (all depends on the front) today: mostly sunny. warm, less humid. highs: 83-86 winds: variable 5-8 mph tonight: partly cloudy. isolated thunderstorm. mild. lows: 64-68 winds: s 5 mph saturday: mostly sunny. hot and humid. isolated late day thunderstorm. highs: 90-95 feels: 95-98 winds: sw 5-10 mph a maryland college student - facing a near-death experience.
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flipping the car over on busy highway.. how an apple watch saved his life - next.
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his car rolling over, and pinning him in his seat. this morning - he says it was technology that saved his life.. abc's kendis gibson and diano macedo explain in this morning's tech bytes.
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this morning. abc-7 on your side to get you where you need to be on-time this morning. and an american arrested - trying to join isis. where authorities found him - and where he is this morning. good morning washington i'm larry smith. and i'm autria godfrey. good morning washington. toss to eileen - warm, less humid today - hot & humid saturday - feels like: 95+ - sunday trending warmer (all depends on the front) today: mostly sunny. warm, less humid. highs: 83-86 winds: variable 5-8 mph tonight: partly cloudy. isolated thunderstorm. mild. lows: 64-68 winds: s 5 mph saturday: mostly sunny. hot and humid. isolated late day thunderstorm. highs: 90-95 feels: 95-98 winds: sw 5-10 mph julie toss to johnny
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we'll be closely watching this situation all morning long.
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what's happening on the rails by signing up for our abc7 metro text alerts at wjla dot com slash text. happening today - more demonstrations planned ahead of the "people's climate march" tomorrow. last night - environmental protesters stopped traffic outside the trump international hotel. activists shot this video showing protestors blocking pennsylvania avenue with a native american dance. protesters say pipelines, off-shore drilling, and fracking threaten lives and the environment. another event is planned for this afternoon in lafayette park. those scenes much different than the violent protests we saw on inauguration day. and this morning -
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indictments.. sam sweeney is at the live desk.. autria, a grand jury is indicting more than 200 people on felony charges tied to those protests. the charges include inciting a riot... as well as destruction of property. this mainly took place over about 16 city blocks downtown-- leading to broken windows, burned vehicles and fights with police. one group of the defendants will be arraigned later this afternoon. no word yet on what thier punishment may be. the end of april - and the start of summer? temperatures getting ready to soar. the records we could break tomorrow - next
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15 years after an f-4 tornado ripped through charles county. the 24-mile wide twister hit right in the heard of la plata packing winds of more than 200 milesa n hour. five people were killed. - warm, less humid today - hot & humid saturday -
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- sunday trending warmer (all depends on the front) today: mostly sunny. warm, less humid. highs: 83-86 winds: variable 5-8 mph tonight: partly cloudy. isolated thunderstorm. mild. lows: 64-68 winds: s 5 mph saturday: mostly sunny. hot and humid. isolated late day thunderstorm. highs: 90-95 feels: 95-98 winds: sw 5-10 mph
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laced cocktail in a classroom. this morning - we are getting an idea of where that drug may have come from. suzanne kennedy is live in sterling.. suzanne?
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a rape in broad
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from paint branch high school in montgomery county.. and it happened at a time when students would have been heading home! police say a 32-year-old woman was walking along castle boulevard wednesday, when antonio devon kamara approached her. they say he pushed her into the woods, raped and robbed her, and threatened to kill her if she screamed. police arrested kamara shortly afterward. he's being held without bond on charges of rape, kidnapping, assault, and robbery. new overnight - an ohio man under arrest, accused of attempting to join isis. and this morning we're learning he was stopped here in our area by officials months ago.. sam sweeney is at the live desk. this morning - 26-year-old "laith waleed alebbini" is in federal custody. he was arrested wednesday ni
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attempting to fly to jordan or turkey then cross into syria. alebbini was first arrested back in january trying to get into the turkish embassy here in d-c. according to court documents he told officials quote "you are going to regret this". after that arrest alebbini tried to fly to turkey, but was again stopped by officials in amsterdam becacuase of an expired passport. when he arrived back in the u-s and was asked abou the d-c incident he said - quote "if i had a bomb on me.. three embassies would have gone down". he also stated quote "i am the perfect recruit for isis" alebnnini is due in court at 1:30 this afternoon. happening today.. pope francis begins a two-day tour of egypt - and security will be tight after recent attacks by the islamic state. the pope visiting the muslim-majority country to show support for the nation's coptic christians. two church bombings on palm sunday left 44 people dead. the pope is set to arrive in cairo
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morning our time. the last papal visit to egypt was nearly 20 years ago by pope john paul the second. president trump waking up to day 99 in office today. but as be gets closer to that 100 day mark - he faces a dangeorus standoff with north korea. and this morning - the president says a major conflict with the regime is possible. abc's stephanie ramos has more from northwest. happening today.. the election
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abseentee voting for the commonwealth's june primary elections begins this morning. voters will be picking their democratic and republican candidates for governor and lieutenant governor... as well as some local lawmaker seats. the virginia primary is june 13th. the caps are known to struggle in the second round... and it seems like this year we could be more of the same. game one of the caps second round match up against the pittsburgh penguins. and it was the pens striking first jumping out to a 2-0 lead. caps wouldn't make it even until the third when evgeny kutz-enov beats marc andre-fleury for the goal. but just a short time later .. nick bonino caps it off beating holtby to make it 3-2. that's where it would stay. capitals go down in the series one to nothing. game two is tomorrow night at the verizon center. take a look at this - it's the battle of the mascots! the good morning washington cup of joe taking on the caps' slapshot. just awesome .. the two tied -- but i'm sure there are more battles to come.
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tonight though - it's the wizards looking to punch their ticket to the second round. washington - back on the road for game six against the hawks in atlanta. right now the wizards lead the series 3-2. the wizards can close it out with a win tonight. the game starts at 7:30. it's 5: and time for a check on weather. - warm, less humid today - hot & humid saturday - feels like: 95+ - sunday trending warmer (all depends on the front) today: mostly sunny. warm, less humid. highs: 83-86 winds: variable 5-8 mph tonight: partly cloudy. isolated thunderstorm. mild. lows: 64-68 winds: s 5 mph saturday: mostly sunny. hot and humid. isolated late day thunderstorm. highs: 90-95
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winds: sw 5-10 mph right now.. the pair of eaglets at the manassas airport
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what they are! these are the names you can pick from at "wjla.com" slash vote now. niya & omani -- endy & persey . mika & takoda -- and -- casper and jasper. you can vote at "wjla.com- slash- vote now" all day today -- and we'll announce the winning names monday -- on good morning washington. and also starting monday - it's thrill week on good morning washington! from flying world-war-2 planes - to roller coasters to motorcycle riding - we've got it all. and of course - more giveaways. watch to win tickets to kings dominion.. bush gardens and the luke bryan concert - all next week on good morning washington! kidd o'shea in the now.. on april 30, 1997 ellen degeneres came out on her popular tv sitcom ellen. ellen opens up to the hollywood
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happened after that episode which inculded everything from death threats to bomb thearts. the show only lasted one year after that, before ellen took a break from showbiz. on ellen yesterday kim kardashian talked for the first time about her paris robbery attack, saying she knows it was meant to happen to her and she no longer cares about materialistic things, she is happy her kids are getting this version of her and
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the robbery. holden from alexandria makayla for fort washington kevin from gaithersburg gaithersburg group shot from mike toe coming up at six - were monitoring a metro showdown..
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a live report 0 still ahead at six.. metro board meetings are welcome to maxx you. you are whimsical, vibrant, statement making.
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autria: a showdown for metro. your friday morning commute in the balance as thousands of workers the right to call out sick. larry: shots ringing out in d.c. a patrol car hit. the leads police are going on right now. >> the last-minute deal that still needs to go through to prevent a government shutdown. autria: a very busy morning. larry: the last friday of april. we welcome in may on monday. to do that, some outstanding weather. let's say hello to for on a good johnson. veronica: there will be some storms, but i think the big story will be the 91 degree temperature where forecasting on saturday. that is record heat for the

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